A self-possessed shepherd does not bow to a passing king, Laius of Thebes, so Laius draws his sword. The shepherd, Oedipus, slays the king and later, in a nightclub, hears the singing of Jocasta, Laius's widow and queen. Oedipus is smitten, and soon he's in her bed. Then, blind Tiresias, in the public square, announces that a prophecy has been fulfilled. Oedipus, always a man of action, gouges out his eyes, Jocasta hurls herself from a parapet, and Antigone, their daughter, begins her new role as guide to her blind father. The film is stop motion, with fruits and vegetables as the main character.
Oedipus. In eight minutes. Performed by vegetables.
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